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Senior WebSphere Administrator

Pleasant Prairie, WI
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Uline Careers - Senior WebSphere Administrator

Senior WebSphere Administrator

Job ID:1980BR
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

12575 Uline Dr. Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists

"The people I work with are as passionate as I am."
"I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career."

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference.

We're looking for the best and brightest to take our IT department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in WebSphere Administration, Uline is the company for you.

Find out how the Uline IT Department is building the future .

Senior WebSphere Administrator

Uline seeks a Senior WebSphere Administrator at its Corporate Headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

As a Senior WebSphere Administrator, you'll be responsible for managing and administering critical middleware infrastructure that supports key business functionality. The successful candidate is an accomplished technical lead and hands-on engineer with a record of effectively managing multiple large-scale distributed WebSphere environments. You should have the aptitude and enthusiasm for building and servicing highly distributed, scalable and mission-critical systems.

  • Gain solid understanding of the business process, workflows and data.
  • Work with project managers during scoping and requirements sessions.
  • Assist in technical specifications and other deliverable documents.
  • Implement appropriate monitoring, alerting and measurements to ensure the health of our environment.
  • Develop and document disaster-recovery plans and participate in testing to ensure environment is recoverable within pre-determined SLAs.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support for production applications.
  • Monitor the JVM performance by analyzing heap, connection pools and garbage collection patterns.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of clustering and HA design.
  • Maintain good comprehension of message driven beans (MDB), EJB and web services.
  • Develop a deep understanding of applications and integration and bring issues to resolution.
  • Monitor application performance and improve response times.
  • Configure applications for best performance.
  • Plan for and apply application software patches.
  • Become subject-matter expert (SME) on the software packages you are assigned to support.

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 10 years experience supporting middleware and packaged applications.
  • 4 years hands-on experience administering WebSphere Application Server ND with expertise in installation, support, analysis of logs and performance tuning.
  • Excellent knowledge of supporting software on Red Hat Linux.
  • Strong understanding of networking and security concepts.
  • Deep understanding of JDBC and JMS connection management within WebSphere.
  • Working knowledge of IBM MQ and/or other messaging technologies.
  • Understanding of network standards, such as DHCP, DNS, SSL, TCP, UDP, IP, QoS and ICMP.
  • Understanding of networking concepts, such as load balancing and routing. Ability to carry out basic network troubleshooting in a server runtime.
  • Comfortable with scripting languages to automate tasks, including Bash, Perl and Python.
  • Experience with provisioning tools, such as Chef, Puppet and Ansible, a plus.
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (IaaS or PaaS), Manhattan WMOS and IBM Power hardware a plus.
  • Experience using a code deployment tool, like UrbanCode, a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to collaborate effectively and excel in a team environment.


  • Complete insurance coverage – medical, dental, vision, life.
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • 3 bonus programs.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
Uline is a drug-free workplace


Uline challenges you to be your best. It pushes the limits of your potential and provides you with the tools you need to succeed, making it a great place to build your career.


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